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Making the invisible visible, the intangible tangible: unlocking and engineering active and passive ‘smart’ potential in yarns using aluminium and photochromic dyes (Heriot-Watt University Textiles and Design, 2018-08)Well-being has been used as the motivation for yarn design to integrate positive affect (hedonic) and eudaimonic perspectives with the reflectance and absorption of light within the UV and visible light spectrum. An ...
Decolonising design and heritage in craft development courses : examples from Sri Lanka, India and Scotland (Heriot-Watt University Textiles and Design, 2018-09)Craft tends to be recognised both as a material culture and as a practice which ranges from local production schemes to global design industries. As much as it is a cultural asset, craft is also valued highly as an economic ...
Investigation into a novel textile biodegradable device for the prevention of paediatric dental caries (Heriot-Watt University Textiles and Design, 2018-08)Dental caries is the most common oral disease and usually begins in childhood. It affects a large percentage of children and adults worldwide. Bacteria, acid and saliva form plaque, which sticks to the teeth. If this plaque ...
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Environmentally conscious fashion through responsible coloration techniques applied to sustainable fabrics : colouring outside the lines (Heriot-Watt University Textiles and Design, 2017-10)Colour for fashion and textiles is an immediately obvious aesthetic concern, both for designer and consumer. The environmental consequences in the creation and application of colour and the implications of the processes ...